Description & Services
Public Comments Head office is in Fort Frances
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for providing a variety of specialized community geriatric services 
  • Promotes issues surrounding geriatric mental health 
  • Provides community outreach and presentations
 
Program services include: 
  • Cognitive screening and assessment 
  • Geriatric counselling or therapy 
  • Care and treatment planning 
  • Follow up, referral and advocacy services 
  • In-home support and education to caregivers
 
Geriatric Psychiatry
 
Provides assessments and case consultations via videoconferencing with the Toronto Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care  

 
Psychogeriatric Resource Program
 
Provides education and support in long term care facilities to mental health clients and staff
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals must have a diagnosis of mental illness, Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-8841
Fax 807-223-8816
E-Mail cmha@cmhaff.ca
Website www.cmhaff.ca/district-mental-health-services-older-adults
Primary Contact Elaine Lindgren, Geriatric Mental Health Worker, Fort Frances Branch, Dryden; Phone: 807-223-8841 ext 221; Email: elindgren@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Contact Nathalie Legros, Geriatric Mental Health Worker, Fort Frances Branch, Dryden; Phone: 807-223-8841 ext 220; Email: nlegros@cmhaff.ca
Primary Executive Sandy Skirten, Director of Services, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 220; Fax: 807-274-3515; Email: sskirten@cmhaff.ca
Located In Community Dryden
Address 52 Van Horne Ave
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z2
 
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Intersection Van Horne Ave and Duke St
Mailing Address Box 525 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Intergration Network (NWLHIN)